BFI Working Papers

Sharing research in progress—and refining it through rigorous discussion and debate—is a hallmark of scholarship at the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics.
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BFI Working Paper Mar 1, 2021

Unemployment Insurance in Macroeconomic Stabilization

Rohan Kekre
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Feb 16, 2021

Informed Choices: Gender Gaps in Career Advice

Yana Gallen, Melanie Wasserman
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Feb 10, 2021

Spending and Job Search Impacts of Expanded Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Administrative Micro Data

Peter Ganong, Fiona Greig, Max Liebeskind, Pascal Noel, Daniel M. Sullivan, Joseph S. Vavra
Topics:  Employment & Wages, COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jan 21, 2021

Do Financial Concerns Make Workers Less Productive?

Supreet Kaur, Sendhil Mullainathan, Suanna Oh, Frank Schilbach
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jan 13, 2021

Outsourcing, Inequality and Aggregate Output

Adrien Bilal, Hugo Lhuillier
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Dec 2, 2020

Why Working From Home Will Stick

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Dec 2, 2020

Imperfect Competition, Compensating Differentials and Rent Sharing in the U.S. Labor Market

Thibaut Lamadon, Magne Mogstad, Bradley Setzler
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Nov 29, 2020

Tax-Related Human Capital: Evidence from Employee Movements

John Barrios, John Gallemore
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Tax & Budget